Team Bath Netball has joined forces with Viper 10 Sportswear for the 2017-18 season in an innovative suppliership which will see new designs and ranges, including replica kit for the Blue and Gold fans.
Viper 10 is a netball specialist manufacturer and retailer and the company, based in Team Bath’s region – the South West – are renowned for their performance and leisure ranges for netballers of all ages and levels.
Viper 10 Sportswear are extremely proud to be joining the Blue and Gold Family. The prestigious Team Bath Superleague franchise are the most decorated in the league, having claimed five title wins since launching in 2005.
A multitude of England players have emerged from the Team Bath high performance pathway. Viper 10 will produce a bespoke range of specialist performance netball kit for on and off the court delivered across both the Superleague and Futures sectors of the franchise.
The new designs will aim to re-introduce a unity across the entire franchise using the motto ‘Inspire, Aspire, Perform’, with the Superleague squad sitting at the ‘Perform’ pinnacle and the ‘Futures’ Programme covering the other levels. The product range will also be covering all coaching staff for the Team Bath programme across the South West region.
Team Bath Director of Netball Jess Thirlby said: “We are really thrilled to be moving forward with Viper 10 across the Team Bath family, from our Academy through to our Superleague team.
“We know Viper 10’s designs will help us reflect the culture and feel of the franchise. We pride ourselves on providing a quality environment for athletes, coaches and teams and I’m sure that Viper 10 will be a part of that.
“Our initial conversations and creative work have been fantastic and we can’t wait to see the first set of kit arrive.”
The U17, U19 and U21 Team Bath squads will be competing for the first time in their new Viper 10 kit in an annual tournament at the end of August, while the senior players commence their pre-season training in time for the British Fast5 All-Stars Series in September, ahead of the new Vitality Superleague season which will commence in February.
Viper 10 Managing Director Stephanie Essex said: “A collaboration between Team Bath Netball and Viper 10 is extremely exciting given the history and legacy of the players that have worn the Blue and Gold dress.
“As a brand that prides ourselves on being Netball Kit Specialists we are really looking forward to working closely with Team Bath Netball across the South West Region together.”
Tickets for the British Fast5 All-Stars – taking place on Saturday, September 23 and featuring eight Superleague franchises – start from £20, with group tickets available priced from £60 for four adults, and there is a dedicated section of the O2 Arena for Team Bath supporters. Click here to purchase tickets and for more information.
Team Bath Netball are sponsored by Sitec, Mogers Drewett are their Education Partners, Centurion Chartered Financial Planners are supporting the team’s performance analysis capabilities, Viper 10 are their Sportswear Supplier and Skins provide the team with compression wear.